"VEGETABLES OUT FRONT"
MONDAY, JULY 31
George Mendes Welcomes
Guest Chefs Laurent Gras and Seamus Mullen

Join us for a one-night-only dinner placing
summer produce center-stage

On Monday, July 31 Aldea's Chef George Mendes  will welcome renowned chefs Laurent Gras (formerly of the three-Michelin starred L2O) and Seamus Mullen (Tertulia, El Colmado) for a collaborative dinner titled “Vegetables Out Front.” The 5-course, vegetable-focused menu will place summer produce at the forefront of each dish—using meat in a supporting role—and showcasing the depth of flavor and umami that can be achieved from non-meat ingredients.

DATE: 
Monday, July 31, 2017
Seatings available every 30 minutes from 6pm-9pm

PRICE:
5-Course Tasting Menu - $85/pp
Optional Wine Pairings - $45/pp
*additional beverage options available a la carte
*exclusive of tax and gratuity

RESERVATIONS:
Reservations required
Via phone: 212.675.7223
Online via OpenTable

MENU:

Amuse
Ceviche of Melon, Broccoli and Rhubarb
salted fruits and bitter greens

First Course
Smoked Shitake Bouillon
okra, citrus, seaweeds and cucumber

Second Course
Charred and Cured Summer Zucchini
homemade coconut yogurt, liquid black olive, squid ink and mint

Third Course
Variations on Tomato
saffron essence, sea urchin and salicornia

Fourth Course
Sautéed Yellow Chanterelles
tuna seared in fig leaves with juniper berry, cherries and poppy seed

Fifth Course
Yellow Corn “Pasteis de Nata”
poached peach and strawberry, lemon verbena